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A Thank You Gift from Vanna White for You

Kabul, Afghanistan, April 9, 2009

Avid crocheter and designer Vanna White generously shares her original pattern, "Vanna's Choice," with those who have participated in the afghans for Afghans project.

If you have crocheted or knitted a blanket, hat, mittens, socks, sweater, or vest for displaced Afghans, please avail yourself of Vanna's pattern for your own enjoyment.

We are grateful for your caring and taking action with your own hands.

This pattern may not be used for any other purpose.

Vanna's Choice

Finished Size:
Adult Throw 49" x 58"
Baby Throw: 24" x 28"

Lion Brand Jiffy chunky-weight mohair-look yarn (3 oz., 135-yard ball) or comparable yarn of your choice.

20 balls for Adult Throw
10 balls for Baby Throw
Size G crochet hook or size to obtain gauge

5 dc = 1"
4 rows = 1 3/4"

Directions are for Adult Throw. Changes for Baby Throw are in brackets.

Throw: DC Band: Row 1 (RS): Ch 291 [141], dc in 4th ch from hook and in ea ch across, turn = 289 [139] dc across.

Row 2: Ch 2 (for first dc), working in bk lps only, dc in ea dc across, turn.

Rep Row 2, 10 [2] times = 12 [4] dc rows.

Mesh Band: Row 1: Ch 5 (for first dc and ch 2), sk 2 dc, dc in next dc, * ch 2, sk 2 dc, dc in next dc, rep from * across, turn.

Row 2: Ch 2 (for first dc), working in bk lps only, * dc in each ch of ch-2 sp, dc in next dc, rep from * across, turn.

Rows 3-6: Rep Rows 1 and 2 alternately.

Rep Row 2 of DC Band for 12 [4] rows.

Rep Rows 1-6 of Mesh Band.

Continue as established until there are 6 Mesh Bands and 7 DC Bands.

Fasten Off.

Thank you, Vanna White, for allowing us to distribute your lovely afghan pattern to our dedicated volunteers.

We also extend our gratitude to Jane Lanzner.

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Nell Benton of Manassas, VA, model her rendition of Vanna's Choice. Nell coordinated the afghans for Afghans table at the Washington, DC, Knit-Out & Crochet, Too and gave away her Vanna's Choice afghan as a door prize at the 2003, event.



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